Project file syntax

Check project file syntax with xmllint

Project files .prj have to be valid XML documents. You can check the formatting with the xmllint-tool:

Install xmllint

We recommend to install via Chocolatey:

Alternative installation

Another method is to use the Windows Subsystem for Linux where you can simply install Linux packages:

xmllint is part of the Homebrew xmlstarlet package:


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